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AR# 20646

9.1i CORE Generator - Updates Installer gives the error message: "File not formatted correctly for this installer tool."


Keywords: Update, Install, access, formatted, license, IP

After Selecting Tools -> Updates Installer, selecting the desired update and providing a user name and password, I receive the following error message:

"File not formatted properly"


This can happen if you have not registered. Updates Installer issues this misleading error message when you try to access an IP update without registering for access first. The message should point to the registration link for the protected area where the IP Update is located instead:

To work around this problem, do one of the following:

1. Click the link above and register using your Product ID number. Then, run Updates installer again.

2. Go to the IP Center Web page (http://www.xilinx.com/ipcenter) and select Download Latest IP. Download the desired update, and then install it locally.
AR# 20646
Date Created 09/03/2007
Last Updated 04/07/2009
Status Archive
Type General Article